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“Law Grad Working Retail” is a new blog, authored by a 2013 law school graduate who got no-offered by a fancy firm (This means he wasn’t offered a post-graduation position as an asso

Some Favorite Reads Of 2013

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A far from exhaustive list of some of the strongest journalism I read this year: Haley Sweetland Edwards on the power of special interests in the rule-making process and the rent-seeking of medical practitioners. Monica Potts on people living in budget hotels. Ariel Levy’s shattering piece on her miscarriage. Michael Grabell on temps. Josh Levin […]

Shifting Blame

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On December 31, 2013

Is there an industry as profoundly immoral as the apparel industry, where rich people in rich countries can create a production process where poor people in poor countries die and the fashion and appa

A Hero Has Passed

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On December 31, 2013

I’m not too big on the idea of hero, but there is something about the person persecuted for making others’ lives better that gets to me. One of the greats passed away yesterday. Dr. Kennet

Yesterday I quoted a column by George Will, which concluded with the absurd implication that because “Oklahoma” is derived from a compound of two Choctaw words which taken together mean “red people,” Pajama Boy and his ilk are engaging in liberal fascism etc. by trying to force the Washington football franchise from changing its now-offensive […]
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